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Bachelor of Design

The Bachelor of Design program from Humber College is broadly focused on user experience design (UX design), meeting an increasing demand for designers who are prepared to design and to innovate for the ways people use technology every day.

Quick Facts

 
Full-time Duration: 4 years
Starting in: September 2020
Tuition Fee: CAD 8,710 per semester
Location: North Campus (Toronto, Canada)

Blending design thinking and practical UX process and deliverables, the program develops designers who can critically engage with our rapidly changing technological world.

The Bachelor of Design program from Humber College emphasizes a “people-first” approach, applying principles of human-centered design and research to solve problems. With an emphasis on social responsibility, students are encouraged to demonstrate curiosity, resilience and empathy for end-users as a means to find creative solutions to the many challenges faced in modern technology culture.

This innovative program of interdisciplinary, collaborative, and project-based learning prepares students to join the challenging world of design for the experience economy. Courses are developed in collaboration with industry partners to develop advanced capabilities in design tools and methods, communications, visual literacy, digital technology, qualitative research, creativity and innovation, interaction and service design. The program applies evidence-based design and research methods to services and digital projects, including websites, apps, VR/AR/MR, Voice UI and other emerging interfaces. Projects extend across corporate, not-for-profit and civic environments.

Courses include:

  • Fundamentals of User Experience Design
  • Writing for Designers
  • Design Theory
  • Design Practice
  • Collaborative Design Processes
  • Prototyping for Discovery
  • Usability Testing

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Career

Graduates of this program will find work as design thinkers, information architects, researchers and user experience designers in fields including retail service, brand experience, social service interactions, health-care provision, travel and hospitality, financial services, safety and security, entertainment, and leisure.

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